This is a guest blog by Christian Abi Farah, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy graduate. Studying sports therapy at Bournemouth University presented me with many opportunities. One of the most valuable experiences was being able to work abroad in Bergen, Norway. This had me witness a completely different culture and way of living. People in Bergen… Read more » about Christian’s work abroad experience in Bergen
Hi! My name is Ayra and I studied in Malaysia until I was 20 years old before deciding to study abroad. I choose Bournemouth University to further my Undergraduate studies in the Sociology and Social Anthropology. I am now halfway into my degree and have noticed several differences in my study skills when I’m… Read more » about Study Skills in the UK vs Malaysia (my home country)
Last year, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science student Zach Boakes wrote a blog piece about his placement year co-founding volunteering organisation North Bali Reef Conservation. Now he has been awarded the BU Placement Prize for his achievements, he is back with an update on how it is all going. My sandwich placement was spent at North… Read more » about From Bournemouth to Bali: Zach’s prize-winning placement
If your UCAS event was cancelled, then no worries, I’ve answered the questions we get asked the most at these events. Where is Bournemouth and what is there to do? Bournemouth is a seaside town located along the English south coast with Poole to its west, Christchurch to the east, and roughly only a 45-minute… Read more » about UCAS FAQs: Your questions answered!
Choosing a subject to study at university can be difficult, especially as this is going to be the main thing you spend at least 80% of your time on for the next three or four years. When making this choice I personally got pretty confused as even if you have narrowed down the universities you… Read more » about Why study BSc (Hons) Geography at BU
The prospect of studying a semester abroad at a different university to your own, might seem like a small step for an international student, but it still represents a significant action nonetheless, regardless of where you come from. Going on an exchange programme is an opportunity not to be missed, and one you can gain… Read more » about Want to Study Abroad? BU Is Here to Help You!
This is a guest blog by Amir Khan, BSc (Hons) Computer Networks. In July 2019, I was sponsored to attend an ICT summer school in Xi’an, China, alongside four other students from Bournemouth University. We were summer school students of Xidian University for 10 days accompanied by 77 other students from 23 countries. Xidian Unversity… Read more » about Amir’s trip to ICT summer school in China
This is a guest blog by Kathryn Hayward, BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy. She had an opportunity to travel to India with three other students from Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Nutrition courses. My trip to India with Bournemouth University taught me a lot about the different cultures and education in other places of the world. It… Read more » about My international experience in India as a Sports Therapy student
This is a guest blog by current student Amanda Chu. I saw the opportunity to study abroad and I loved the idea of doing a semester somewhere else rather than in Bournemouth. However, I was very nervous before I made the final decision to go abroad. This is because I had always lived and studied… Read more » about Guest Blogger: Amanda Chu’s exchange to Institute for Tourism (IFT) Studies in Macau
We’re the Transitions team. We want to help make sure your transition to BU is as easy as possible…. The two suitcases rule When thinking about what to bring to the UK there are a few things to consider. Check the luggage allowance for your airline. If you need to bring more, it’s usually much… Read more » about What to bring to the UK
This is a guest blog by current student Bettina Dorffer studying BA (Hons) Politics. I was lucky enough to secure a long placement with the Ministry of Education in Denmark. Something which certainly was not secured after my first application. Applying for a placement is time consuming, I faced several rejections but I did not… Read more » about My work placement with the Ministry of Education in Denmark
Hello, my name is Patrycja from Poland, and I study BA (Hons) Computer Animation Art and Design at Bournemouth University. At university, there are lots of different ways to learn: some are implied by the type of assessment and some have to be discovered by the student themselves. Independent learning is a big part of… Read more » about Learning to work as a group, and working to learn as a group